COLUMBUS, OH – In advance of Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is alerting Ohioans to storm monitoring services and emergency planning resources. The storm could bring heavy winds, rain, and snow to Ohio.
“My thoughts are with all residents and communities preparing for Hurricane Sandy. I encourage Ohioans to monitor the path of the storm and take all necessary precautions,” Brown said.
Ohioans can monitor the forecast in their area by listening to their local NOAA weather radio station (full list below) or by visiting www.weather.gov for conditions in their area.
Ohioans can visit www.Ready.gov for assistance in planning for the storm.
Ohioans can receive text message updates from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that provide preparedness messages by texting “PREPARE” to 43362 (4FEMA).
Ohioans can find contact information for their local County Emergency Management Agency here: http://webeoc.ema.state.oh.us/ohiocountyEMADirectorList/countyemalist_web.aspx
Finally, Ohioans seeking additional assistance may contact Senator Sherrod Brown’s Constituent Services Office Toll Free at 1-888-896-OHIO (6446)
Station Call Sign Frequency
Akron, OH KDO-94 162.400 MHZ
Bridgeport, OH WWF-35 162.525 MHZ
Carey, OH KZZ-47 162.525 MHZ
Cleveland, OH KHB-59 162.550 MHZ
Columbus, OH KIG-86 162.550 MHZ
Erie, PA KEC-58 162.400 MHZ
Grafton, OH WNG-698 162.500 MHZ
High Hill, OH WXJ-47 162.475 MHZ
Lima, OH WXJ-93 162.400 MHZ
Mansfield, OH WWG-57 162.450 MHZ
Meadville, PA KZZ-32 162.475 MHZ
New Philadelphia, OH WNG 735 162.425 MHZ
Bellevue, OH KHB-97 162.400 MHZ
Toledo, OH WXL-51 162.500 MHZ
Youngstown, OH WWG-56 162.500 MHZ